Rural news and publications

Property Report: Strong demand for sheep and beef

September 2022

Property Report: Strong demand for sheep and beef

Rowena Duncum from The Country touched base with Peter Newbold, general manager for livestock and real estate at PGG Wrightson to discuss the market situation. Both agreed it's been a busy month...
Property report: An interesting time for the rural market

August 2022

Property report: An interesting time for the rural market

Jamie Mackay from The Country has had his monthly chat with Peter Newbold, GM of real estate at PGG Wrightson.  We all know winter's here - but is it the off-season for real estate sales? ...
Property report: Strong demand continues for the rural market

August 2022

Property report: Strong demand continues for the rural market

Peter Newbold, General Manager of PGG Wrightson Real Estate, and Jamie Mackay from The Country recently got together to discuss the rural property market. Mackay pointed out that if you had a sheep...
Property Express: Pāmu West Coast Properties Attract Strong Interest

May 2022

Property Express: Pāmu West Coast Properties Attract Strong Interest

Interest in two West Coast farms offered for sale by Pāmu illustrates the reanimation of the...
Property report: A fantastic year for rural sales

May 2022

Property report: A fantastic year for rural sales

Peter Newbold, General Manager for PGG Wrightson Rural Real Estate has been on the road ‘round the country and Rowena Duncum from The Country caught up with him in the mighty Manawatu. As far...
Property Express: ‘Lifetime of Farming’ Reflected in Exceptional Result

May 2022

Property Express: ‘Lifetime of Farming’ Reflected in Exceptional Result

Alan Davis served in the Royal New Zealand Air Force 75th Squadron in World War II. After training in Canada he was based in England, flying over Europe as a wireless operator. When he returned to...
Property Express: ‘New Zealand’s Laziest Farmer’ Selling Premier Arable Property

May 2022

Property Express: ‘New Zealand’s Laziest Farmer’ Selling Premier Arable Property

Graeme Harris claims he is New Zealand’s laziest farmer. “I’ve never worked a day in my life,” he says. Anyone looking at Graeme and wife Gillian’s immaculate...
Family Focus, and PGW Team, Ensures Successful Move for Waimara Angus

May 2022

Family Focus, and PGW Team, Ensures Successful Move for Waimara Angus

If farming and family go together, Tom and Sally Law provide an ideal example. They are fully...
Property report: Rural listings still going strong

April 2022

Property report: Rural listings still going strong

Rowena Duncum from The Country caught up with Peter Newbold, General Manager of PGG Wrightson Rural Real Estate, out on the road down south. First up, they looked at the state of autumn listings for...